Ludwigsburg with Canadian victory in Derby
In the Swabian duel against Ulm, Ludwigsburg has set an exclamation mark and clinched a corner victory. Ulm is now in eighth place.
The MHP giants Ludwigsburg have won the Swabian duel in the Basketball Bundesliga (BBL) against ratiopharm Ulm with a standoff and equalled Alba Berlin in points (34:8) with their fifth victory in a row.
In a catch-up meeting on 15. On the second matchday, coach John Patrick’s team won with 89:54 (53:21).
For the Ulmer, runners-up of 2016, it was the third bankruptcy in a row in the battle for play-off places. Coach Thorsten Leibenath’s team slipped back to eighth place with 24:20 points behind Frankfurt Skyliners (24:18).
In front of 3908 spectators in the MHP Arena, the Ludwigsburg team quickly moved up to 14:5 in front of a 2:5 gap and extended their lead in the match to 40 points.
Justin Sears (16) and Thomas Walkup (14) were the best throwers of the giants, David Krämer was the most successful marksman of the disappointing Ulmers with 16 points.